Sport: Maggie and the Little Master

One of these years, the U.S. tennis champion may actually be from the U.S. But not in 1970. Although Americans accounted for four of the eight men's quarter-finalists and two of the four women's semifinalists in the U.S. Open Tennis Championships at Forest Hills last week, it was the Australians who won. At 35, Ken Rosewall became the oldest player to win the U.S. men's singles since Bill Tilden did it in 1929 at age 36. By winning the women's singles title, Mrs. Margaret Smith Court became the first woman to complete tennis' grand slam—the Australian, French, British and American championships—since...

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